The Head Strength and Conditioning coach supervises the operation of the college’s intercollegiate athletics weight training center. He is responsible for the development and implementation of policies and procedures, and individual and team strength and conditioning programs for the varsity teams in the athletic program.
The specific responsibilities are:
Qualifications. A background working at the college, junior college or university level in athletic development is highly recommended. Additionally, a B.S. in kinesiology, fitness science or related field and a master’s is recommended for more competitive job openings. Certification in CSCS, First Aid, and CPR certification.
S&C Coach Salary Ranges. Salary range is again dictated by the size of the school, number of athletes trained and staff supervised. At the junior college and some small colleges the pay can be $20,000 annually while top strength coaches may earn up to $80,000 per year.